Tag Archives: Marta

Absurd Moment: Universal Access

Some people get a little confused when they encounter a person with a disability, their stress levels go up as they try to figure out how to accommodate someone.  I had this happen just the other day and I was … Continue reading

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Where is My Middle Ground?

This week I’ve had experiences on opposite ends of the same problem: people’s perception of my disability.  Oddly enough, I was with my coworker who also has a visual impairment during both incidences. A Grim Omen of Things to Come … Continue reading

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MARTA Moments

This is for those out there that have to use Marta elevators.  Are the elevators in other transit systems this bad? Moment 1- Keep Your Guard Up I approach the elevator, feeling around the surrounding area with my cane for any … Continue reading

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The Wizard of Oz

My journey through the magical land of bureaucracy with the beloved Metro Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) continues.  I called in (again) to try and see why my complaint had not be responded to (again) and told that the “Superintendent” would … Continue reading

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Can you see the problem?

So, to followup on my previous post regarding my abysmal experience with MARTA (Metro Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority in case you aren’t familiar with them): I have received two calls this morning regarding the incident.  Keep in mind that it … Continue reading

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Near Miss with a lot of Run Around

This is my (Danny, the Social Media/I&R Coordinator for disABILITY LINK) experience recently with dealing with Marta. Here is an unfortunate tale (that is still unfolding) of Atlanta’s mass transit provider: Marta. I am visually impaired and use a cane, … Continue reading

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